Minnesota Vikings

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Jerry Burns, former Vikings coach known for wit, dies at 94

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MINNEAPOLIS — Jerry Burns, the colorful character who took over as the Minnesota Vikings' head coach in a time of turmoil and led the...

Vikings sign TE Shane Zylstra from Minnesota State

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EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings have signed tight end Shane Zylstra out of the NCAA Division II program at Minnesota State that produced...

Eye on education, Alan Page puts treasured art up for sale

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MINNEAPOLIS — Alan Page was married in 1973, midway through a Hall of Fame career with the Minnesota Vikings, and he and his wife...

Vikings decline 5th-year option on injury-hampered CB Hughes

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EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings declined the fifth-year contract option for cornerback Mike Hughes on Monday, with the injury-hampered 2018 first-round pick's future...

Future QB: Vikings pick Texas A&M’s Kellen Mond in 3rd round

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MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings drafted Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond on Friday night, finding a potential successor to Kirk Cousins with their first...

Special delivery: Vikes fill out draft with returner options

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MINNEAPOLIS — NFL teams typically use much of the third day of the draft for positional depth and long-term projects, with an eye toward...

Vikings move down to take Virginia Tech’s Christian Darrisaw

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EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings made Virginia Tech offensive tackle Christian Darrisaw the 23rd overall selection on Thursday night, after moving down nine...

With needs on both lines, Vikes have draft-pick limitations

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MINNEAPOLIS — The deterioration of Minnesota‚Äôs defense last year weighed heavily on Mike Zimmer, the injuries and inexperience too widespread to be overcome by...

Vikes’ Pierce had regrets about opt-out, but made most of it

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MINNEAPOLIS — Michael Pierce is 28 years old, entering what ought to be the prime of his career in the NFL as a run-stopping...

Giants sign three more free agents, including 2 Titans DBs

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants have signed tight end Cole Hikutini and former Tennessee Titans defensive backs Joshua Kalu and Chris...